Baccarat Glass exhibition + Lunch: Monday 19th September


institut-culturel-bernard-magrezVisit to the “Baccarat, cristal de Légende“ exhibition at Château Labottière, home of l’Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, 16 rue de Tivoli, LE BOUSCAT.

Preceded by lunch at the ‘O Monte Alegre’ restaurant, 69bis Boulevard Pierre 1er in Le Bouscat just across the road from rue de Tivoli and a 5 minute walk from the Institut Culturel.

03E8023207753813-c1-photo-service-en-cristal-baccaratThe exhibition is celebrating the founding of the glass factory in the Lorraine village of Baccarat in 1764 by the Bishop of Metz who received the authorization of Louis XV.

Over 250 years Baccarat’ chandeliers and candelabras have come to light regal rooms and its table service has adorned banquets of royalty and presidents.


Arrive at 12:15 for a 12:30 lunch at ‘O Monte Alegre’ which is a charming, highly recommended Portuguese restaurant (seating capacity of 26) located at 69 bis Boulevard Pierre 1er, 33110 LE BOUSCAT.

Menu at 25€ (wine and coffee included):

  • Entree:
    • Salad Mista (Mixed salad)
  • Choice of  main course to be selected in advance:
    • Morue à l’Ancienne
    • or Côte de Porc, sauce champignons
  • Choice of dessert to be selected in advance
    • Crème Bolacha (biscuit with whipped cream and chocolate mousse)
    • or Pomme au four au porto
  • Coffee
  • Wine: 1 bottle between 4 (red, white or rosé)


After lunch we have a short 5 minute walk to the exhibition at Château Labottière, l’Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, 16 rue de Tivoli, LE BOUSCAT to assemble there at 14:30.  There is a 6€ admission charge.


As this is a small restaurant, we are committed to pay for the number of lunch places that we reserve. Therefore your payment is needed in advance:

  • Lunch – 25€ per person
  • Exhibition – 6€ per person

Please book on line or direct with Pamela and send your cheque, payable to BBC for the total amount, direct to Pamela by 5th September.

When using the on-line booking form, please note the following:

  • Do not forget to press ‘Submit’
  • If you do not receive a confirmation from the organiser within 48 hours then your booking has not been recorded and we ask you to contact the organiser direct for your booking confirmation